Society of Biological Psychiatry
69th Annual Scientific Convention & Meeting

May8-10, 2014

Hilton Midtown

New York, New York

Society of Biological Psychiatry A. E. Bennett Research Award
The Society of Biological Psychiatry offers an annual award of $2,000 each in basic science and in clinical science for the purpose of stimulating international research in biological psychiatry by young investigators.
  1. Candidates shall either (a) have not passed their 45th birthday by January 1 for the year of the award, or (b) have not been engaged in research for greater than 10 years following award of their terminal degree or the end of formal clinical/fellowship training, whichever is later.
  2. The Department Chairman may submit the name or names of their best young faculty members as candidates for the basic science and clinical research awards.
  3. Candidates need not be current members of the Society of Biological Psychiatry.
  4. The candidate need only write a brief description of their research, submit 2-3 published or submitted papers and arrange for two letters of support (at least one of the letters needs to be from a member of the Society).
  5. The prize will be awarded based on a body of work rather than a single paper.
  6. More than one author may be listed on the papers, but the candidate shall be the first author. As such, he/she is representing that the idea for and the execution of the study is clearly and substantially attributable to the first author. Simple administrative or economic support without scientific contribution does not merit authorship.
  7. Although the research is not to be judged in comparison with the work of the more senior investigators, special consideration will be given to the originality of the approach and independence of thought evident in the submission.
  1. Submit a letter of nomination by the Department or Program Chair is required.
  2. Submit a brief description of your research along with 2-3 published or submitted papers.
  3. Submit two letters of support (at least one of the letters needs to be from a member of the Society).
  4. Recipients will be limited to one award during their training.
  5. The award will be presented by the President of the Society at the 69th Annual Meeting in New York, New York on May 9, 2014.
  6.  All applications must be submitted on-line.
  7. Nominations submitted on-line on or before November 30, 2013 will be accepted.
2001 Frank I. Tarazi, PhD -Harvard University
2002 Carrie E. Bearden, PhD - University of Pennsylvania
Hagit Cohen, PhD - Ben-Gurion University, Israel
2003 Michael F. Egan, MD - National Institutes of Health
2004 Paul J. Harrison, PhD - Oxford University
2005 Stephan Heckers, MD - McLean Hospital
2006 Shitij Kapur, MD, PhD - Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
2007 Andreas Meyer-Lindenberg, MD, PhD - National Institute of Mental Health
2008 Alexander Neumeister, MD - Yale University
Ramin V. Parsey, MD, PhD - Columbia University
2009 Serena Dudek, PhD - National Institutes of Health/NIEHS
Gina Kuperberg, MD, PhD - Turfs University
2010 Francis Lee, MD, PhD - Weill Cornell University
David Glahn, PhD - Yale University
2011 Jeffrey H. Meyer, MD, PhD - University of Toronto
Joshua A. Gordon, MD, PhD - Columbia University
2013 Catherine J. Harmer, DPhil - University of Oxford
Timothy Bredy, PhD - The University of Queensland
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